Technology: The Emergence of a Hazardous Concept

@article{Marx2010TechnologyTE,
  title={Technology: The Emergence of a Hazardous Concept},
  author={Leo Marx},
  journal={Technology and Culture},
  year={2010},
  volume={51},
  pages={561 - 577}
}
  • L. Marx
  • Published 2010
  • Sociology
  • Technology and Culture
When the word <span style="text-decoration:underline;" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:mml="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink">technology</span> was introduced into American English in the nineteenth century, it referred to the study of—or treatises in—the mechanic arts. It did not achieve currency as a reference to those arts as such until c. 1900–1930. By the 1840s, however, when Daniel Webster eloquently summarized the remarkable… Expand
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